Bangalore, October 30, 2023 –In commemoration of World Stroke Day, SPARSH Hospital, RR Nagar, orchestrated a meaningful initiative dedicated to raising awareness on brain strokes. As part of the campaign titled “Empathy in Action – Building a Stroke Aware Society”, a group meditation program aimed at stroke prevention and the promotion of a healthy brain was organised. Through the campaign the Hospital reached out to over 5,000 individuals, including students, elderly citizens, and professionals, effectively engaging a diverse audience. This initiative marked a significant step in enhancing public understanding and awareness about brain strokes.
SPARSH Hospital also unveiled a special screening package for brain strokes in the presence of Dr. Kiran Kumar B R, Medical Director of SS SPARSH Hospital, along with Dr. Amit Kulkarni and Dr. Abhilash Bansal. To increase public awareness, a unique 3D brain sculpture will traverse the streets on a vehicle, serving as a moving symbol of stroke awareness which is very common irrespective of age.
Dr. Amit Kulkarni, Senior Consultant and Lead of Neurology Stroke at SS SPARSH Hospital. Said, “Brain strokes are a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that can have devastating consequences. It’s important for individuals to be aware of the warning signs such as sudden weakness, numbness, or difficulty speaking. If you or someone you know experiences these symptoms, seek immediate medical help. Timely intervention can be a game-changer in stroke prevention. By staying informed and vigilant we can work towards a future with fewer strokes and better outcomes for those affected”.
The “Empathy in Action – Building a Stroke Aware Society” event serves as a testament to SPARSH Hospital’s commitment to community well-being and the propagation of knowledge about brain strokes. As a premier healthcare institution, SPARSH Hospital is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals, promoting a stroke-aware society, and ultimately preventing brain strokes.